LifeStyle: Health & Fitness

Fad fasting diet might actually cause diabetes

Friday  18:56,   25 may 2018

Researchers are saying not so fast to the 'Fast Diet'.The 5:2 Diet, also known as the 'Fast Diet', encourages people to almost starve themselves two days a week, whilst eating normally the other five. Its celebrity fans reportedly include[...]

Lose weight with the 'two-treat rule'

Friday  11:06,   25 may 2018

A.K.A. how to drop pounds without giving up pizza and chocolateAmanda Baker Lemein, M.S., R.D., came up with something she calls the 'two-treat[...]

Perfect posture? There's no such thing: How sitting-up straight WON'T stop your back pain

Friday  11:01,   25 may 2018

Most people think of good posture as being beneficial for their back. But, according to some experts, there is no such thing as the perfect posture — and posture won’t protect against pain.And there’s now a plethora of products said to help you[...]

Is Your Sun Cream Fully Water Resistant? New Report Suggests It Might Not Be

Friday  09:51,   25 may 2018

Popular water resistant sun creams might not be offering the protection you expect, according to a new report by Which?. The consumer watchdog tested water resistance claims made by two popular sunscreens - one own-brand and one well-known[...]

What is alopecia? The hair loss condition that Jada Pinkett Smith has

Thursday  18:08,   24 may 2018

What is alopecia? Find out the causes and treatment for the hair loss condition. Jada Pinkett Smith said she has the conditionWhile Jada thinks her hair loss may be stress-related, there are actually several factors which can cause alopecia.[...]

Over One Third Of Women Experience Period Shaming

Thursday  18:08,   24 may 2018

'We have the right to control and make choices about our own bodies'From Amika George's campaign to introduce free sanitary products in UK schools to men fighting negative perceptions of menstruation in Kenya, people all over the world[...]

An Open Letter To Theresa May From A Baby Wipe-Using Mum

Wednesday  18:31,   23 may 2018

Dear Mrs May, Last week I found myself embroiled in a debate about the Government’s proposal to ban single use baby wipes. Last week I found myself embroiled in a debate about the Government’s proposal to ban single use baby wipes. In a[...]

3 unique and thoughtful ways to say thank you to your bridesmaids

Wednesday  14:40,   23 may 2018

They’re the women who stood beside you as you celebrated your big day, and your bridesmaids made the occasion special, fun and fuss-free. From organising the best hen party to straightening your dress 18 times on the day, you have looked at [...]

8 Routine-Busting Things To Do With The Kids This Bank Holiday

Wednesday  10:21,   23 may 2018

Why not take the opportunity this bank holiday weekend to take a break your usual family routine and do something different? Why not take the opportunity this bank holiday weekend to take a break your usual family routine and do something[...]

9 Sneaky Signs Your Thyroid Is Out of Whack

Tuesday  19:26,   22 may 2018

Your thyroid may be small, but it has a major impact on your entire body.When your thyroid is acting normally, you barely even notice it-but when it starts to malfunction, the symptoms are hard to ignore. There are several ways it can malfunction,[...]

Brooke Shields Talks Starring in Bikini Ads at 52: 'I Finally Feel Comfortable and Proud' of My Body

Tuesday  12:16,   22 may 2018

<p>The mother of two says that she “didn’t do anything special” to prepare for the photo shoot. "I always try to drink a lot of water, get a good night’s sleep and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.”</p><p></p>“Growing up[...]

I Used to Regret Being a Stay-at-Home Mom, but I Don't Anymore

Tuesday  08:50,   22 may 2018

I was never in a rush to be a mom.&nbsp;I was never in a rush to be a mom. I always knew it would happen eventually, but I didn't feel the need to make it a priority until later in my life. But, as life goes, things happen when they happen, and[...]

'Go to work on an egg' really is good advice

Tuesday  07:35,   22 may 2018

A advertising campaign from the 1950s advising people to "go to work on an egg" was thoroughly good advice, according to new research. The study of more than 400,000 people in China suggests that an egg a day may reduce the risk of[...]

What It's Like Being a Parent When Your Partner Works Crazy Hours

Tuesday  06:50,   22 may 2018

Sometimes I beat myself up for not being the best mom. I wonder how my other mom friends do it - have the time to cook Instagram-worthy meals while being responsible for the kids, feed said meals to said kids, and do bath and bedtime and live to[...]

What happens to your body when you start exercising regularly

Monday  12:31,   21 may 2018

Leading a more active lifestyle takes time, effort, and determination, but in the end, it's really worth the shot. Here's what will happen to your body when you exercise regularly.&nbsp;If you're thinking about leading a more active[...]